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Re: Liaison with CSS WG to provide a mechanism for expressing the style of document semantics

From: Philip TAYLOR (Ret'd) <P.Taylor@Rhul.Ac.Uk>
Date: Thu, 29 May 2008 17:32:03 +0100
Message-ID: <483EDA83.3060207@Rhul.Ac.Uk>
To: Robert J Burns <rob@robburns.com>
CC: Justin James <j_james@mindspring.com>, 'HTML Issue Tracking WG' <public-html@w3.org>



Robert J Burns wrote:
> 
> [...]  There should be no reason to
> place the legend description within thousands upon thousand of document 
> when a few stylesheets can simply have the declaration:
> 
> .parties {legend: uri(http:www.example.com/legend#parties)
>     font-weight: bold; text-transform: uppercase}

Could this work in practice ?  A document fragment identifier
identifies the /start/ of a stretch of text; there is no
way to indicate its end other than end-of-document, so
.parties in this case will be everything from

	<a name="parties">

to end of document

Philip TAYLOR
Received on Thursday, 29 May 2008 16:33:02 UTC

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